Monticello, LA Profile: Facts & Data

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Monticello, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Monticello Census Designated Place had a population of 5,590 as of July 1, 2019. Monticello ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Louisiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Monticello is located at latitude 30.4891 and longitude -91.0487 in East Baton Rouge Parish. The formal boundaries for the Monticello Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 2.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. East Baton Rouge Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 49 feet.

The Monticello Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403303) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Monticello Census Designated Place is located within Parish Governing Authority District 4, a minor civil division (MCD) of East Baton Rouge Parish.


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Monticello, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Monticello, LA Housing Affordability Index is 260
State of Louisiana Housing Affordability Index is 143
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Monticello, LA Wealth Index is 77
State of Louisiana Wealth Index is 71
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 5,590
Population in Households 5,584
Population in Familes 4,958
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density 2,338
Diversity Index1 30
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $68,450
Average Household Income $79,226
Per Capita Income $27,803
Wealth Index3 77

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,053 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,650 (80.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 319 (15.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 84 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $142,007
Housing Affordability Index2 260
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,969
Average Household Size 2.84
Family Households 1,491
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.83% 0.56%
Households 0.78% 0.52%
Families 0.62% 0.4%
Median Household Income   2.13%
Per Capita Income   2.22%

Monticello, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Monticello to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 102 79th
Population Density # 38 92nd
Diversity Index # 375 21st
Median Household Income # 30 94th
Per Capita Income # 94 80th

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